Category Archives: Training Videos

Inside the Command Post – Episode #19 – SBFD

Here is a look at a well-involved-double wide mobile home fire. These fires obviously burn very fast but we have found that trying to lay supply lines into a trailer park can sometimes be very difficult. Knowing what is burning and your resources available can often mean making an attack without laying supply lines and utilizing the engines to shuttle water to each other. It is a reminder that you can put a lot of fire out with a couple of engines using tank water.

Inside the Command Post – Episode #18 – SBFD

http://westcoast911.com A look Inside the Command Post. SBFD Company and Chief Officers arriving on scene and their Size-Up process. This video clip shows the “Dynamic Risk Assessment” (DRA) process that should be applied to all fires. The need to follow a systematic process to determine the mode and continually evaluate the fire conditions is absolutely paramount.

Inside the Command Post – Episode #16 – SBFD

A look Inside the Command Post. SBFD Company and Chief Officers arriving on scene and their Size-Up process. This video clip was shot during the Memorial Day weekend of 2009. First arriving SBFD units found a single family dwelling with potential backdraft conditions. The need to perform and coordinate vertical ventilation is crucial for firefighter safety.